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China

A Stare and a Wink: How India Achieved a Chinese Rollback in the Himalayas

Thursday 11th March 2021

The Indian “strategy of hurt” and how New Delhi managed to achieve what appears to be a strategic, diplomatic and economic success.

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Asia Pacific

How Australia Poked the Dragon – and What to Do About the Consequences

Thursday 11th March 2021

Future leaders are likely to build a more modern Australian identity and outlook that engages patiently with, rather than fears, Asia.

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ASEAN

An Asian Century Is A Long Way Off

Thursday 4th March 2021

Asia's economies cannot sustain high growth forever, social tensions are increasing and ageing government leaders lack the capacity to cope with critical challenges.

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When the Mob Rallies: The GameStop Stock Rush and Complex Contagions

Wednesday 3rd March 2021

How and why do such complex contagions spread?

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ASEAN

Climate Security: A Growing Military Concern that Policymakers Should Heed

Thursday 25th February 2021

The authors of two reports by the Expert Group of the International Military Council on Climate and Security in Washington, DC, highlight their key findings.

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ASEAN

With Global Warming Driving Malaria’s Spread, Opportunities to Explore the Cancer Connection

Wednesday 24th February 2021

Given the challenge of finding the right drugs to treat malaria and the impact of climate change on its spread, scholars explore the malaria-cancer connection.

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ASEAN

Covid-19, Digital Technology and Ensuring Decent Work for Labor Migrants in Asia

Thursday 18th February 2021

The economic downturn has prompted large-scale layoffs and deportations, and the unprecedented wave of returnees will have dramatic implications for national development.

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Other Regions

Untapped Potential: Lessons from Women-Led Healthcare Innovation in Africa

Wednesday 17th February 2021

The pandemic has accelerated innovation efforts and increased the willingness to conduct higher-risk experimentation. What are some potential lessons for Asia?

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China

Understanding Xi Jinping: Global Leadership with Chinese Characteristics

Wednesday 10th February 2021

Yoshikazu Kato of the Asia Global Institute offers an eight-point analysis of the character, thinking, intentions and behavior of China's leader, Xi Jinping.

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China

At the WTO, Hopes For a New Dawn

Thursday 4th February 2021

While their main emphasis will be on domestic regeneration, the Biden team will be prepared to work with allies to rebuild international economic cooperation.

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Asia Pacific

How the US and EU are Promoting Their Intellectual Property Interests in Asia

Thursday 4th February 2021

Examining the relationship between EU and US regulatory initiatives on Asia-Pacific IPR – and their apparent unnecessary duplication.

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Post-Covid-19 Strategic Priorities: The India-Japan Action Agenda

Thursday 28th January 2021

India and Japan are well positioned to shape strategic solutions and to deliver on the shared responsibility of providing global public goods.

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Obstacles to an Indo-Pacific Rules-Based International Order

Thursday 28th January 2021

Challenges include competing interests, friction generated by US-China rivalry, and the abiding importance states place on asserting national interests over common goals.

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China

A Framework for Supervision of Global Internet Technology: Potential for China-US Collaboration

Thursday 21st January 2021

While the geopolitical-technological (geo-tech) competition between the US and China will continue, the change of administration in Washington offers new opportunities.

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Asia Pacific

Three Challenges for Asia’s Next-Generation Digital Economy

Wednesday 20th January 2021

Who will take the lead in ensuring cyber security, privacy and other critical safety factors?

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Global

Going Viral: Cyber Warfare and the Ethic of Cooperation

Thursday 14th January 2021

Without a mutual understanding of what “cyber warfare” entails, efforts to prevent cyber attacks from escalating into traditional war will prove futile.

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ASEAN

What is Missing from the Debate on Technology in Southeast Asia

Thursday 14th January 2021

For the ASEAN community as a whole to benefit from technology, economics should not be the sole determining driver.

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ASEAN

Economic Restructuring and Political Governance: Challenges for Asia's Emerging Economies

Thursday 7th January 2021

Financial crises, rapid technological advances, shifting competitive advantages, and the pandemic are straining emerging Asian economies.

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